isoclasite

noun
iso·​cla·​site | \ īˈsäkləˌ- -ˌzīt \

Definition of isoclasite

: a mineral Ca2(PO4)(OH).2H2O consisting of a basic hydrous calcium phosphate occurring in small white crystals or columnar forms

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History and Etymology for isoclasite

German isoklas isoclasite (from is- + -klas -clase) + English -ite

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“Isoclasite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isoclasite. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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